Bangladesh: Samira Islam, 20, third family member to die

Bangladesh: Samira Islam, 20, third family member to die

A woman has become the latest family member of a British family of five on holiday in Bangladesh to die from a suspected poisoning. Samira Islam, 20, died on Friday after she was discovered unconscious in a locked room by police officers on 26 July. Her father, Rafiqul Islam, 51, a taxi driver, and his 16-year-old son, Mahiqul, also died in the rented flat in the eastern city of Sylhet. Samira Islam’s mother, Husnara, 45, and the older son, Sadiqul, 24, were being treated in hospital and are said to be recovering well. They have since been released from hospital, a source told the BBC. The family, from the Riverside …
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